Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Piece mv25cts-ab01 (Obverse)
Piece mv25cts-ab01 (Reverse)
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Characteristics from Design A, Type B
  • Identification Code: mv25cts-ab
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, bust of Simon Bolivar facing left (from the viewer's perspective), with "BARRE" below (from the original engraver), surrounded by the legends "Bolívar" at left and "LIBERTADOR" at right.
  • Reverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, body of the Coat of Arms, with the inscription "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». In the exergue, the face value "25 CENTIMOS", the year, the weight "GR. 1.25" and the metallic millesimal fineness "LEI 835".
  • Similarities of the obverse design: In the obverse, there is an lark and a horn, which represent the administration and the engraver from the Paris Mint.
  • Composition: Ley 835 (83.5% Silver)
  • Weight: 1.25 Grams
  • Module: 16 mm
  • Identification Code: mv25cts-ab01
  • Date: 1960
  • Mintage: 48,000,000.
  • Minter: Paris Mint
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y35a
NOTE: The piece identification from the Standard Catalog of World Coin (SCWC) used in this website is updated to: 1801-1900 (7th edition - 2013), 1901-2000 (40th edition - 2013) and 2001-2019 (13th edition - 2019)
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